Damascus, 11 October 2021 (TDI): Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the Presidential Palace.
Upon arriving in Damascus, both representatives discussed developments in bilateral relations, regional developments, and international issues. In the meeting, Bashar al-Assad stressed the need to strengthen and deepen relations between the two countries.
The Iranian foreign minister called the extensive contacts between the high-ranking officials of Iran and Syria. They also exchanged views on developments in Afghanistan, Yemen, and Iraq. Amirabdollahian also said that the diplomatic atmosphere in the recent UN General Assembly indicated that the situation has changed in Syria’s favor.
From his part, the Syrian President stated that the United States does not accept responsibility for its actions and policies in Afghanistan. Assad also said, “Iran has this capacity and in order for Afghanistan to succeed, Iran must enter into negotiations”.
During the meeting, Assad congratulated the initiative of Iran to hold meetings. For him, in the short time that has passed since his previous meeting, many changes have benefited both nations.
Likewise, a couple of days ago, Abdollahian arrived in Moscow to address the Syrian conflict. Both Iran and Russia represent fundamental allies for the Syrian government.